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Active time
10 minutes
Total time
10 minutes
4 servings

½ head of romaine lettuce, chopped

3 cucumbers, diced

3 tomatoes, chopped

1 small green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

3 radishes, sliced

2 sprigs green onions or spring onions, chopped

½ cup parsley, leaves picked

½ cup purslane, leaves picked

¼ cup mint, leaves picked

¼ cup fresh thyme, leaves picked

3 loaves Lebanese bread or Pitta Bread, toasted or fried (preferably whole grain)


1 tablespoon sumac

1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses

¼ cup lemon juice

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 

Salt, to taste

  1. In a large salad bowl, mix together the lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, radish, green onions, parsley, purslane, mint and thyme.
  2. Whisk dressing ingredients all together and drizzle over salad. Top with toasted (or fried) bread just prior to serving. 

Recipe and photo courtesy of Al Wadi Al Akhdar.


Calories: 330
Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 240mg
Carbohydrate: 46g
Fiber: 9g
Protein: 9g

Yield: 4 servings

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